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For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors. The School of Business residency requirement for this minor supersedes the university requirement: at least nine credits must be earned at Mason. 

At least eight credits of the minor courses must be unique to the Finance Minor and not applied toward any other major, minor, or concentration. Students must achieve a grade of C or better in each course that is applied toward the minor.

Banner Code: FNAN

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

Required Courses

FNAN 303Financial Management3
FNAN 311Principles of Investment3
FNAN 321Financial Institutions3
FNAN 341Introduction to Firm Valuation3
Total Credits12


Intermediate Microeconomics
Money and Banking
Public Finance
International Money and Finance
Financial Economics
Advanced Financial Management
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Futures and Options Markets
Money and Capital Markets
Empirical Methods in Finance
Fixed-Income Securities
International Financial Management
Select one course from the following:3
Probability Methods for Finance
Financial Systems Engineering
Total Credits3